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Driving a Midsize Truck

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by mountainman94, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. Oct 6, 2011 at 7:31 PM
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    mountainman94

    mountainman94 [OP] awwwwww yeeeeeeeeahhhhh

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    This may be different for me, since i'm still in school, but i was just wondering if any of you other guys (and gals) ever get any crap from other people about not driving a fullsize, small truck, yada yada.
     
  2. Oct 6, 2011 at 7:35 PM
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    Gieser

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    all the time at work. all the other guys at the jobsite have full size. but i could care less. ive got 4x4 so i can go just as far as the can and i get better mpgs.

    oh and repost i guess lol.
     
  3. Oct 6, 2011 at 7:38 PM
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    just smile and know with sweet satisfaction that your truck does not represent the minuscule size of your penis.
     
  4. Oct 6, 2011 at 7:47 PM
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    One of my best friends gave me crap for a while about it...Until the first time I took him offroading in it. He was amazed at how it crawled up slopes that full size trucks like his barely/couldn't. Oh and I don't spend 120 bucks a week in gas :cool:
     
  5. Oct 6, 2011 at 9:23 PM
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    X3. My buddy with a nice lifted 2009 F-150 gave me crap for three weeks when I got my truck...."when you gonna learn to go fullsize???.." I said "follow me" the next morning as we got out of camp. He could only go about two miles before he said..."better hop in with you". He's been quiet since. True story.
     
  6. Oct 6, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    Hahaha:rofl:
     
  7. Oct 6, 2011 at 10:37 PM
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    The way I see it I can go twice as many places as they can and more my friends call mine the mud bug and if people are hatin then your doing something right
     
  8. Oct 6, 2011 at 10:45 PM
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    Blackdawg

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    Its been said like 5 times now. but lets narrow it down

    -better mpg
    -goes more places
    -more fun

    Im kinda lucky, all the farmers out here drive old yotas so most ppl respect tacomas here. But like you have just read..if they give you shit. Just ask em to follow you somewhere lol i have done that too. Most ppl will not take their full size the same places you will go with your half size.
     
  9. Oct 6, 2011 at 10:47 PM
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    steve o 77

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    I've never had anyone say anything bad about my truck. They and I understand it won't tow what a fullsize will but thats not what I bought it for. Now if the tacomas keep getting bigger and bigger maybe the problem will be eliminated
    [​IMG]
     
  10. Oct 6, 2011 at 10:52 PM
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    it went to montana and back :p lol...and i am going to kill you next time i see you..just so you know..your tires..gettin slashed lol


    Steve 0!! knock that shit off!!
     
  11. Oct 6, 2011 at 10:54 PM
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    :D

    I think we're simmering down now. that was an exciting 5 minutes of copy and pasting lol

    I need a life
     
  12. Oct 6, 2011 at 10:56 PM
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    Gabassman Drive it like a 4WD

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    Dude I went from a full size Z71 silverado 4x4 to a Prerunner Taco and I can honestly say I have been more places in the 2wd Taco than I would even dare to put that Z71, its just too big to make it down trails. Its not the size of the tool, its how you use it!
     
  13. Oct 6, 2011 at 11:13 PM
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    Anybody who gives me shit about driving a midsize or a yota gets a big ole :brianr: and a mind rape on why their vehicles are straight pieces of shit.
     
  14. Oct 6, 2011 at 11:14 PM
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    When I set out to find a vehicle, I knew I wanted the smallest vehicle that could reliably carry motorcycles a long distance, that was still large enough to be practical. The off-road capability then became a pretty awesome perk.
     
  15. Oct 6, 2011 at 11:45 PM
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    you guys are great, none of my friends here are up at 2 in the morning. you guys are basically saying what i say, the amazing combo of not absolutely drinking gas and being so much more maneuverable.
     
  16. Oct 6, 2011 at 11:48 PM
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    i've actually seen both of these threads, and it honestly cracks me up. especially the fact that there's this one kid who used to park right next to me. he drives a jacked up silverado, and it's hilarious because it's just daddy's money. absolutely no usefulness other than looking good in the lot.
     
  17. Oct 7, 2011 at 12:13 AM
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    not much a point in driving a fullsize unless you haul things.. or your insecure..
     
  18. Oct 7, 2011 at 6:38 AM
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    yeah, it's interesting to hear stories about proving people wrong about our trucks
     
  19. Oct 7, 2011 at 7:21 AM
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    Not gonna happen. I get people staring/doing double takes and coming up to me to say 'nice truck' a lot more than people in full-sized beasts with a body lift and chrome do.
     
  20. Oct 7, 2011 at 8:05 AM
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    Just too bad the MPG argument doesn't hold up anymore. F150 with 365HP and 420 torque getting 22 on the highway.

    +129hp and +154 torque.....Toyota really needs to step up their MPG with the Tacoma.

    Still love my even smaller 1st gen though!
     
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